/ Cool Nature Photos #2,191
Many people today has a idea that everything was better in the past, most of them wouldn't lasted a day if they did manual labor.Tough job to pile up those rocks with any machine today. How it must have been done without machines is a wonder.
Oh, this church was not built for the common man, this was a part of the elite and a part of the governance of the region, American religion is of and by the people, not so much in Europe, the church for the common man is sadly gone, it was a wooden stave church maybe like this:In Massachusetts, the older houses were built with everyone chipping in.
Neighbor decided to take a tree and create a beam with hand tools.
That took him forever, even with others chipping in a few hours.
Was fun to put the beam in place amongst the other beams from the 1800's
Seeing the church in your pictures, I'm sure it was built with everyone helping.
But life was rough 800 years ago with live expectancy of 50, if you were lucky.
A church, in the main square, looking so nice made the town proud.